Minister Biography

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Hon. Mohamed Ahmed [Awad] Somaliland Minister of Investment Promotion: “Welcome to visit the official website of the Ministry of Investment Promotion. Our website has been designed with the objective of keeping our visitors and readers well-informed about who we are, what services we offer, the milestones we have reached on the economic and social fronts and the progress we are achieving with our development partners. I encourage you to visit often to find the most recent information, news and reports".

Minister Awad is currently serving as Minister of Investment Promotion. Minister Awad who was one of the key players at the Ministry of Finance between 2009 to 2017, having worked as a Junior Economist; Fiscal Policy and Reform Management Unit (2009 to 2012), the Director of the Inland Revenue Department (2012 to 2013), Director of Customs and Excise Department (2013 to 2014) and Director of the Inland Revenue Department (2014 to 2017).

He has a bachelor degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance. A finance specialist with 7+ years’ experience in leading tax administration, economic politics, accounting activities, conducting various analysis, building complex financial models, and driving strategic recommendations to top level management.

Hon. Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud (Awad)

Director General Biography


Hon. Farhia H. Mohamed Abdirahman Director General of the Ministry of Investment Promotion: “It is our honor to welcome you to the website of The Ministry of investment for more information, which is carefully designed to include all necessary data , information and activities of the Ministry and its partners.”

DG Farhia is currently serving as Director General of Ministry investment promotion, and she worked other institutions including:

Hon. Farhia H. Mohamed Abdirahman
Director General